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What is a black hole – mathematically?
... hole is about as extensive as my knowledge on ancient Greek poetry... if you catch my drift, haha. But given the things we know about ...
Rachel  7 Dec 2020  13:23  7 comments

Maths in a minute: the Fibonacci sequence
... who came across this sequence while studying Sanskrit poetry. More information on this can be found, for example, on the wikipedia ... arose from a completely different (and surprising!) context poetry! reply ...
Rachel  10 Aug 2020  12:47  3 comments

Poetry with maths
... is beautiful. Math poetry Permalink Submitted by JonFC on November 12, ...
Marianne  8 Apr 2020  15:46  2 comments

Maths behind the rainbow
... John Keats was horrified. Keats complained (through poetry of course) that a mathematical explanation robbed these marvels of ...
Marianne  3 Feb 2020  12:51  6 comments

'Numbers at work'
... Numbers can be found "at work" in the rhyme and metre of poetry and in the misery and elation of the roulette table, in the structure of ...
plusadmin  25 Apr 2019  15:14  0 comments

'The mathematician's brain'
... and even a multilingual analysis and appreciation of poetry. The mathematics begins in earnest in chapter 2 as does the witty ...
plusadmin  25 Apr 2019  15:15  0 comments

'The eternal golden braid: Gödel Escher Bach'
... paintings (see the video below for an example) and poetry (try Bot or not , it's fun). Again, a certain lack of edge, a ...
Marianne  16 Apr 2019  13:18  0 comments

Career interview: Systems engineer
... it comes to satellites, the celestial sphere, despite its poetry, clearly won't do. You need to consult the laws that govern the ...
plusadmin  27 Jul 2018  07:53  0 comments

The right spin: how to fly a broken space craft
... Director of MSRI . He is the author of the book Poetry of the Universe: A Mathematical Exploration of the Cosmos and chaired ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  10:50  0 comments

We must know, we will know
... of the course. In her spare time, she enjoys writing poetry, walking and reading about the history of mathematics and science. ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  10:50  0 comments